Free Software

Software Title      Description    Mac/PC        Install
Adobe Flash Player

Flash Player is a plugin that enables multimedia viewing, web application creation, and video and audio streaming. Product Description. Available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL FLASH PLAYER

Adobe Reader

Reader is used for viewing, searching, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL READER

Adobe Shockwave       Player

Shockwave Player enables viewing of rich-media content on the web: animations, games, videos, and interactive demonstrations. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL SHOCKWAVE PLAYER

Autodesk

Autodesk offers 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and learning tools to students and educators.

Mac-PC

INSTALL AUTODESK

Avast Free Antivirus

Avast is an antivirus software.

PC

INSTALL AVAST FREE ANTIVIRUS

Avast Free Antivirus for Mac

Avast is an antivirus software.

Mac

INSTALL AVAST FREE ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC

Cram Flashcards

Cram Flashcards is a study tool for creating and sharing flashcards that you can sync across devices.
Very user-friendly interface; does require a lot of swiping.
Must sign in with Google, Facebook, or Twitter.
Flashcards can be printed from the website version, but not the mobile app.

Android
iOS
Mac
PC

Visit cram.com or visit Mobile App Store

Evernote

Evernote is a note-taking app that allows users to create and save text notes, documents, photos, audio recordings (e.g. lectures, interviews) and access them from their mobile devices and desktop computers.
Can be used on 2 devices with free version (more devices with paid version).
Useful for collecting and organizing project ideas and collaborating with others on group assignments.

Android
iOS
Mac
PC

Visit Evernote.com or visit Mobile App Store

Google Chrome

Chrome is a web browser for PCs, phones, and tablets. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.

For information on compatibility issues between browsers and most Sac State systems, please visit the Sac State Browser Compatibility Page.

PC

INSTALL CHROME

Maths Formulas Free

Maths Formulas is a reference guide of math formulas broken down by topic (e.g. Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus)
Very clear interface that's easy to navigate.
Contains every formula you may need to know.

Android
iOS

Visit Mobile App Store

Microsoft Office 365
ProPlus

Office 365 is a cloud-based Office solution available to current students, faculty and staff.

Staff members will need to select the "I'm a teacher" option to initiate the installation.

Microsoft Office 365 FAQs

Office 365 Operating System Requirements

Cost: N/A

Mac-PC

INSTALL OFFICE 365

Penultimate for iPad

Penultimate is a note-taking app with a very simple interface to be used with a stylus.
Great for people who like handwriting their class notes, but want an electronic version that can be saved as a PDF and printed or emailed.
Useful for science and music classes that involve drawings, graphs and/or equations.
Integrates with Evernote so notes can be stored and organized in Evernote folders on two devices using the free version.

iPad

Visit Mobile App Store

Respondus LockDown
Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students use Respondus, they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications during an online test.

Mac-PC

INSTALL RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER

SimpleMind

SimpleMind is a basic brainstorming and diagram generating tool.
Can be used with a finger or a stylus.
Provides a variety of color contrast options.
Requires an upgrade to the paid version in order to export and/or print diagram maps.

Android
iOS
Mac
PC

Visit SimpleMind.eu or visit Mobile App Store

Sophos for Mac Home   Edition

Sophos is an antivirus tool that protects against viruses, Trojans, worms, malware and other malicious software.

Mac

INSTALL SOPHOS FOR MAC

Windows- Eyes

Windows-Eyes is a screen reading application that converts Windows components into synthesized speech. This download is available for PCs with a licensed version of Office 2010 or later.

PC

INSTALL WINDOW-EYES